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A&E’s “Storage Wars” heads to the Lone Star state

American cable net A&E is spinning off its factual auctioneering show Storage Wars (pictured) with Storage Wars: Texas, a 16-part, half-hour series set to launch next month.
November 14, 2011

American cable net A&E is spinning off its factual auctioneering show Storage Wars (pictured) with Storage Wars: Texas, a 16-part, half-hour series set to launch next month.

The spin-off will premiere December 6 at 10.30 p.m. EST, and will feature new Texas-based characters on the lookout for auction gold.

It is produced by FremantleMedia-owned Original Productions, and the exec producers are Thom Beers and Philip D. Segal. Jeff Conroy is co-executive producer and Steve Robillard is series producer, while A&E’s exec producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Fred Grinstein.

The news comes as the original Storage Wars returns tomorrow (November 15), moving to a new Tuesday night slot.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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